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    SubjectRe: compat: autofs v5 packet size ambiguity - update
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    On Wed, 2012-02-22 at 07:13 -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > On 02/22/2012 01:32 AM, Ian Kent wrote:
    > >
    > > Oh, DOH ...
    > >
    > > The process mounting the autofs mount is passing the pipe it will use
    > > for communication via a mount option so we can do this right in
    > > fill_super.
    > >
    >
    > Does that mean that the autofs v5 daemon calls mount() by itself, unlike
    > the older autofs daemon? Otherwise you're reading the compatness of
    > /bin/mount...

    Version 5 does, yes.

    There was nothing to be gained by the extra overhead of calling mount(8)
    since I wanted to minimize mtab usage and contention, and didn't want
    these showing up in mtab either.

    >
    > -hpa
    >




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